Europe Cuts 70% of Flights; Ash may last for months

(BLOOMBERG) — European airlines canceled more than 70 percent of their flights today as most of the continent’s northern and central nations remained closed to air traffic, and Accuweather predicted little change until April 22.

/snip/ Volcanic eruptions may continue for months, curtailing European air traffic when the ash reaches the region, said Sigrun Hreinsdottir, a geophysicist at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. “From what we’ve seen, it could erupt, pause for a few weeks, and then possibly erupt again.”

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